Taught course

International Criminal Law and Security

University of Northampton · Division of Law

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good single honours degree. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements but have relevant professional and personal experience and the potential to achieve the academic standard are also encouraged to apply. Those who have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course, Bar Professional Training Course, or who are admitted as an advocate in a jurisdiction approved at the time by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for Registered Foreign Lawyers (RFL) Status may be eligible to apply for the LLM in Legal Practice.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We are updating the content on this course ready for a September 2018 start. If you would like more information on how the course will differ from what is reflected here than please contact us study@northampton.ac.uk.

This course will provide you with an opportunity to explore and analyse global relationships between criminal laws and national security (ICLAS). With the rise in the threat to national and global security at unprecedented levels, this is a very interesting time to study International Criminal Law and Security. In particular, you will consider how effectively human rights standards are protected both from an EU and global perspective and the response to the threat of terror and international crime in different jurisdictions.

If you are looking to work for international bodies such as the United Nations or the International Criminal Court, then this course will be the ideal next move to help further develop your career.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1604 735500